External Relations in the Marketing and Communications office represents the college with community and business groups in the greater Phoenix area. External Communications oversees internal and external communications, including web presence, social media and collateral material. The office also creates opportunities to engage with the community on different levels by hosting special community events and lectures — including: the Scrubs Academy, Mini-Medical School, Connect2STEM and more — participating in local events and exhibiting a presence on boards and committees.

External Relations/Communications

Allison Otu
Senior UAHS Director, Marketing and Communications
UA College of Medicine - Phoenix
Building 1 (Administration), Room 1265
550 E. Van Buren Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2230
Phone: 602-827-2452
allisonotu@email.arizona.edu

Allison Otu head shot
School Programming

Wendy Biresch, MEd
Assistant Director, Advising and Pipeline Programs
Phone: 602-827-2339
wbiresch@email.arizona.edu

Wendy Biresch, MEd

Chip Young
Coordinator, Pipeline Initiatives
Phone: 602-827-2788
chipyoung@email.arizona.edu

Chip Young
Marketing

Beth Smith
Director, Integrated Marketing and Communications
Building 1, Room 1272
Office: 602-827-2676
bhsmith1@email.arizona.edu

Beth Smith

Dan Blumenthal
Designer, Media/Branding
Building 1, Room 1270
Office: 602-827-8003
danblumenthal@email.arizona.edu

Dan Blumenthal head shot